What Brain Metastasis Treatments Are Available?

Brain Metastases Treatment

The treatment of a brain metastasis depends on a number of factors including the type of primary tumor and its status (controlled or not), as well as the patient’s health and age. In general, possible treatments include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery or a combination of these methods.

Your neurosurgeon and neuro-oncologist will fully assess your condition, weigh the clinical considerations, discuss the advantages and disadvantages, as well as the later side effects of each different treatment option available for your diagnosis. In some cases, your team may recommend a multi-modality approach to your treatment, combining different therapies to achieve the desired goals.